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Terms of Use

Users Agree to These Terms. This document contains terms of use for the General Court website. By using the General Court website you agree to these terms and conditions. In addition, you should also review the General Court website privacy policy to learn about information collected by the General Court website, what that information is used for, and how it may be shared with others, including third parties.

Images and Copyright

No photograph or video on this website may be downloaded, reproduced or otherwise used without the written consent of the General Court. To request permission to use a photograph or video, please contact the General Court at mailto:webmaster@malegislature.gov.

With respect to material copyrighted by the General Court, including the design, layout, and other features of this website, the General Court forbids any copying or use other than "fair use" under the Copyright Act. "Fair use" includes activities such as comment, news reporting, criticism, teaching, research, and other related activities. In addition, please be advised that the General Court makes use of materials (including, but not limited to, photographs) copyrighted by third parties, which also cannot be copied or used for use other than "fair use" without permission of the copyright owner. If you want to make use other than "fair use" of any copyrighted information on this website, you must seek permission directly from the copyright owner.

The General Court makes no warranty that the materials contained within this website are free from copyright claims, or other restrictions or limitations on free use or display. The General Court disclaims any liability for the improper or incorrect use of information obtained from this website.

The General Court website respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask users of our website to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, we have adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at our sole discretion, users, subscribers, or account holders on our website who are deemed to be repeat infringers. We may also, at our sole discretion, limit access to our website and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

If you believe that any material on this website infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, or that any link on this website directs users to another website that contains material that infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our Designated Agent as set forth below. Notifications of claimed copyright infringement must be sent to the General Court site’s Designated Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement. Our Designated Agent may be reached by emailing mailto:webmaster@malegislature.gov.

Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The General Court provides this information as a public service and while we endeavor to keep the data accurate and current to the best of our ability, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of General Court. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the General Court takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

The information and content on this website are for informational purposes only and do not constitute and should not be construed as legal, financial, professional, or any other type of advice or counsel. You should contact an appropriate advisor with respect to any particular issue or problem.

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